Best Irish Music Blogs – Shortlist

Blog Awards Ireland - Music Blog

Well boys and girls, it's that time of the year again and I'm delighted to announce that for the third year running, my humble music blog has been included amongst the country's best and brightest. (I am of course talking about the Irish Blog Awards.) And whilst 2014 may not have been the most fruitful where … Continue reading Best Irish Music Blogs – Shortlist

GANGS to record debut EP

GANGS

GANGS are delighted to announce that they will be recording their debut EP with the Dublin label Reekus Records. Under the guidance of Brian Foley, bass player with iconic 80’s band The Blades, GANGS aim to bring their hard-hitting sound to a new level.  The teenage rock and roll quartet will begin recording this weekend … Continue reading GANGS to record debut EP

A Band For The Weekend: The Statics

the statics

Yes, I said band! I wanted to kill two birds with several stones in the form of a single blog post this weekend, so I have quite cleverly (even if I may say so myself), decided to combine the 'song for the weekend' segment with the new band 'introducing' segment. Call it crafty, lazy, whatever … Continue reading A Band For The Weekend: The Statics

Blog Awards Ireland: 2013

As I write this post I am currently siphoning free wifi from a local cafe, so I'll try to keep this short.  The Blog Awards Ireland shortlist was announced over the weekend and I can gladly report that my blog has been included in not one but five different categories. The shortlist nominations are as follows: … Continue reading Blog Awards Ireland: 2013

Two Songs For The Weekend: Why Not Sure

Travis

As the title suggests, I have selected two songs for this weekend. And of course, why not sure. So I have decided to mix things up a (very) small bit, with two bands that I respect and adore very much. I could rabbit on and try to justify my selections but it is probably best … Continue reading Two Songs For The Weekend: Why Not Sure

Indiependence Festival Review 2013 – Day 1

Hot Sprockets 1

The Indiependence Music and Arts Festival is more living entity than music festival. One which is undergoing a constant hormone fuelled growth spurt, that is. Having become a sort of indie regular with three consecutive visits I can honestly say that the same festival has not greeted me on more than one occasion. But while … Continue reading Indiependence Festival Review 2013 – Day 1

Villagers – INEC 18th March (Photo Gallery)

Corner Boy – Morning Morning E.P.

Corner Boy

Bluegrass, folk, a big double bass and an ole banjo thrown in for good measure. Sound familiar? Of course it does! Corner Boy are relatively new kids on the tweed covered block, can a block be covered in tweed? We'll it was only a metaphor, but disprove me if you must. The 'Irish Folk Rockers' formed under … Continue reading Corner Boy – Morning Morning E.P.

Introducing: Rohan Healy

rohan healy

Rohan Healy is an Australian born singer songwriter currently based in his 'ancestral home of Dublin'. To date he has recorded no less than 10 solo albums and somehow manages to fill the remainder of his free time as an author, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, blogger and professional music producer. Rohan has written and published two books, … Continue reading Introducing: Rohan Healy

Musicians of the World, Lend me your Ears…and your EP’s

New-Music

I am always looking for new bands, artists, musicians, DJ's, Orators or even Avant-garde spoon players to feature on my blog. If you know such a person or happen to be such a person then please do not hesitate and get in touch. Submissions can now be made directly through my soundcloud dropbox, the link … Continue reading Musicians of the World, Lend me your Ears…and your EP’s